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Apr 15, 2017
Amarinder Singh-led Punjab govt issues notification on ban on use of red beaconsThe Amarinder Singh government on Saturday issued a formal notification, prohibiting the use of red beacon on all vehicles barring those belonging to a few high dignitaries, a step aimed to end the VIP culture in Punjab.
Apr 15, 2017
Lok Sabha passes Motor Vehicle Act: Will Delhi's killer roads now spare innocent lives?Seat belt use rates for front seat car passengers increased from a nominal 12 percent in 2001 to over 70 percent as soon as the mandatory belt use law was enforced.
Apr 11, 2017
Lok Sabha passes Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill: Hefty penalties, protection to good Samaritans among new provisionsA draft legislation to amend the Motor Vehicles Act to impose stiffer penalties for traffic rules violations and to protect the good Samaritans from legal harassment was passed by the Lok Sabha by voice vote on Monday
Apr 05, 2017
Hit by liquor ban, Daman, Goa and others seek National Highway denotificationThe SC verdict had come on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleging that nearly 1.42 lakh people died per year in road mishaps and the drunken driving is a major contributor.
Apr 04, 2017
Liquor ban on highways is no real solution to the problem of drunk driving: Here's whyGot a problem? The solution, apparently, is to ban things. Following the Supreme Court order banning sale of liquor within 500 metres of state and national highways, my neighbourhood wise guy was livid.
Apr 04, 2017
Supreme Court's highway liquor ban can be criticised for being simplistic, but not for judicial overreachThe Supreme Court order on 31 March reaffirming its earlier decision (15 December, 2016) to ban liquor vending along the national and state highways has given rise to a whale of protest.
Apr 01, 2017
Truckers begin nationwide indefinite strike to protest insurance premium hikeAround 22 lakh trucks have stayed off the road in Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Puducherry since Thursday midnight.
Mar 31, 2017
AK Saseendran sting: Mangalam TV admits to honey-trapping Kerala ministerThe ‘phone sex’ saga which led to the resignation of Kerala Transport Minister AK Saseendran has come a full circle as a beleaguered Mangalam TV openly admitted on Thursday night that it was indeed a ‘honey trap’ that brought down the minister.
Mar 29, 2017
Kerala minister AK Saseendran resigns: Cabinet appoints Justice PS Antony for judicial probeThe Kerala cabinet on Wednesday appointed retired Justice PS Antony to conduct a judicial probe into the circumstances leading to the resignation of Transport Minister AK Saseendran.
Mar 26, 2017
Watch: Driverless pod taxis coming soon to India, with fares no costlier than a metro ticketSix states in India are in talks to build personal rapid transport systems to operate futuristic driverless pod taxis. These autonomous vehicles could change the face of public transport.